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The Greats: Hal Blaine

Musicians love to argue about things like, What drummer played on the most records in history? Some figure it’s got to be R&B great Earl Palmer. Other folks say, What about Steve Gadd; he’s been a first-call studio cat for…

Modern Drummer
Mar 15, 2010

An Interview with Hal Blaine

Wrecking Crew member Hal Blaine, seen here on the April 1981 issue of Modern Drummer magazine.     Paving the way for some of the great studio musicians of our time, like Jim Gordon, Jim Keltner, Jeff Porcaro, and John…

Modern Drummer
Jul 19, 2005